from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Chiefly British To crash (an airplane, for example).
- transitive v. Chiefly British To damage by colliding with (a car, for example).
- transitive v. Chiefly British To bomb from the air.
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- n. A bombing raid.
- n. An aeroplane crash.
- n. An accident involving a motor vehicle, typically minor and without casualties.
- n. Crack cocaine.
- n. A type of tower or spire featured in some Buddhist temples of Thailand and Cambodia.
- v. To crash an aeroplane.
- v. To crash; to have an accident while controlling a vehicle.
- v. To damage (the vehicle one is driving) in an accident; to have a minor collision with (another motor vehicle).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. crash
- n. a crash involving a car or plane
The Khmer lintel over the central "prang" or tower of Sikhoraphum depicting the Dances of Shiva is considered one of the most beautiful in Thailand.
Pretty much have to stand on my brakes to avoid a prang.
He'd gone to a prang, as we used to call it, or a 'fatal'.
A transcript of an interview with Tim Winton on Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Enough Rope hosted by Andrew Denton in which Tim discusses many aspects from his life including how he nearly drowned when he was nine and how he avoided the school bullies by telling taller and taller tales
But this latest permutation of the Fall's guitar prang, rhythmic swing, wonky electronics and declamatory zeal continues to sound the same, only different to every preceding Fall record, as John Peel once quipped.
The devata themselves face east, flanking the entrance to the central prang, or tower.
Want me to bring her to ye, or will yis grab it yourself? him thinking, now, prang the boyo, finish him with Mr.
Two American crows flew around the observatory at Griffith Park, bending metal as they bounced and sang across the grass, their prang calls and black feathers flashing in the sun.
Another US submarine had a prang in the Strait of Hormuz.
While it discusses the various ramifications of the collision within the context of its effect on the Indian Navy and the fact that the submarine and crew were extremely lucky that the prang happened while at periscope depth, Canada's name suddenly leaps out.
"That freighter can't be jacked out of a prang this time -- Captain Solo will limp someplace safe to lick his wounds."
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